Support Organisations - Eating Disorders, including Body Dysmorphic Disorder

24 August 2017

Beat
http://www.b-eat.co.uk
Beat offer support for all eating disorders including anorexia and compulsive overeating.
Helpline for anyone over 18: 0808 801 0677 (lines open 3pm-10pm)
Email: help@b-eat.co.uk

Beat Youthline (for under 25’s)
Youthline: 0808 801 0711 (lines open 3pm-10pm)
Youthline email: fyp@b-eat.co.uk

The National Centre for Eating Disorders
http://www.eating-disorders.org.uk
Offering counselling and support for eating disorders, including obesity, anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
Information line: 0845 838 2040 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm)

Men Get Eating Disorders Too
http://mengetedstoo.co.uk/
Offering men support for eating disorders.

Northern Ireland – C.A.R.E.D.
http://www.caredni.org/
Caring About Recovery from Eating Disorders support families in Northern Ireland affected by eating disorders.

Young Minds

http://www.youngminds.org.uk
Young Minds provide support on a range of mental health issues for young people up to the age of 25, and their families.
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30 -4pm)
Email: parents@youngminds.org.uk

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - CAMHS
http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_parents/services_children_young_people
Information about mental health services for children and young people.

NHS – Weight Loss Surgery
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/weight-loss-surgery/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information on weight loss or bariatric surgery.

NHS - Obesity

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Obesity/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information about obesity.

Body Image
http://www.familylives.org.uk/advice/teenagers/health-wellbeing/body-image/
Information for parents about teenage body image issues.

BDD
http://bddfoundation.org/
Support information for those affected by Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

Be Real
http://www.berealcampaign.co.uk/home/
Campaigning to change attitudes to body image.

Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.oagb.org.uk
Supporting compulsive eaters, local groups are listed online.

Weight Wise
http://www.bdaweightwise.com
Weight Wise provide information on taking control of your dieting and eating well.

MumsNet
http://www.mumsnet.com/teenagers/eating-disorders
MumsNet advice to parents of teenagers who have an eating disorder.

National Obesity Forum
http://www.nationalobesityforum.org.uk/
A forum containing information about obesity

HEALTHY LIVING

NHS
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Goodfood/Pages/Healthyeating.aspx
NHS information on healthy eating.

NHS - child health
http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/childhealth6-15/Pages/Childhealth615home.aspx
Information on child health and maintaining a healthy weight.

British Nutrition Foundation - BNF
http://www.nutrition.org.uk
BNF provide advice about nutrition.

Weight Concern
http://www.weightconcern.org.uk/
Weight Concern offer information on health for anyone overweight or suffering obesity.

Change 4 Life
http://www.nhs.uk/Change4Life/Pages/healthy-eating.aspx
NHS Change4Life aims to help people be healthier.

Change 4 Life Wales
http://change4lifewales.org.uk/?lang=en

Henry
http://www.henry.org.uk/homepage/
Working with families to help babies and young children have a healthy start in life; aiming to prevent obesity.

Healthier Scotland
http://www.takelifeon.co.uk/

Get a Life – Northern Ireland
http://www.getalifegetactive.com/

Mind Exercise Nutrition - Do It! - MEND

http://www.mendcentral.org

Providing healthy lifestyle programmes for children and families in over 300 locations in every term across the UK. Many programmes are available after school and in local leisure centres further information can be found online.
Helpline: 0800 230 0263 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Email: info@mendcentral.org

Nutritionist Resource
http://www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk/
An online guide to finding a Nutritionist.

British Dietetic Association
http://www.bda.uk.com/improvinghealth/yourhealth/dietitians
Information on the work of dieticians and how they can help with a healthy lifestyle.


GENERAL INFORMATION

NHS – Obesity surgery
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/weight-loss-surgery/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information about obesity surgery.

NHS – Cosmetic Surgery
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cosmetic-surgery/Pages/Availability.aspx
Information on availability of cosmetic surgery through the NHS.

British Obesity Surgery Patient Association - BOSPA
http://www.bospa.org/Default.html
Providing information about obesity surgery, featuring an online directory of Bariatric (obesity) Surgeons.

Diabetes UK
http://www.diabetes.org.uk
Support information about living with diabetes, including online support for children and young people.
Careline: 0345 123 2399 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am-7pm)
Email: careline@diabetes.org.uk


Freelance Dieticians
http://www.freelancedietitians.org/
Database of registered dietitians, and a specialist group of The British Dietetic Association.